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Strate Funeral Home

505 10Th Street, Davenport, WA

OBITUARY

Dwight Allen Rettkowski

October 18, 1948August 26, 2019
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ETCS Dwight A. Rettkowski of Wilbur, WA passed away peacefully at on August 26, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. He fought a long hard battle with cancer. Dwight retired from the US Navy in 1989after 22 years of service. He enjoyed his military career and traveling to all the different countries. After serving his country he returned to Wilbur to farm for 10 years. In 2000 he moved to Mississippi to work for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilders. He worked from the Gulf Coast for 13 years. He was a Past Master of the Almira Lodge in 1994 and served as President of Wilbur VFW. He loved fishing and spent a lot of time at Twin Lakes in his younger years. He especially loved the times he spent with his grandfather fishing at Buffalo Lake. Dwight is survived by his wife Derosa Linda Rettkowski, four children and three grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother and two sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elaine and Allen Rettkowski of Wilbur, WA and his grandparents Stella and Herbert Rettkowski of Wilbur, WA. A very special thank you to Assured Home Health and Hospice Care for outstanding care over the past year. A luncheon will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Wilbur Community Churches, Lutheran Campus with a Celebration of Life service at 2:00 PM. Inurnment will following at the Wilbur Cemetery. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.stratefuneralhome.com for the Rettkowski family. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, Davenport is serving the family.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, September 7, 2019

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Michael Knolls

September 4, 2019

Lots of fun working with Dwight at Swiftship's in Morgan City. We had our rooms permanently assigned at Hampton Inn.
He was the best electronics technician I evere worked, I'll miss his friendship and laughs.
Rest in peace Dwight

Nichole Hartman

August 30, 2019

There are not enough words to describe how much Dwight means to our family. Although I was only a small part of his life, he and Linda were a major part of all of the most important times in my life. From helping plan when Jeremy and I got engaged, to being a part of our wedding, to helping us make our first house a home and especially loving our children as their own. We love you Dwight and will miss you always.

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